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    Danger of rapid firing?

    My question is do those flash offs happen as soon as you pour the charge? I think I'd be worried less over a flash and burnt hand and more over if the flash off happens while seating a ball, in which case you can lose a hand.
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    Black powder TV Bob?

    Look at the comments in his last video. He had a bout with cancer I believe and it was quite a surprise. They operated successfully and he is in recovery. New videos were going to happen eventually when he is 100% again. I believe that was about a month or two ago. EDIT: Found it.
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    Danger of rapid firing?

    There has been some research done and there is a theory that a lot of soldiers in history didn't really want to kill and a lot would aim slightly lower or higher than the presented target, or simply fire in the general direction. The irony if some civil war soldier didn't want to kill someone...
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    Danger of rapid firing?

    Got mine from veteran arms, the "french blunderbuss". InRangeTV recommended it, and I thought it would be a good starter black powder gun. I wish the trigger was better and the hammer was a bit softer but otherwise it seems pretty good compared to other guns I've seen. It's no kibler or custom.
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    Danger of rapid firing?

    I spent hours a few months ago painstakingly wrapping those cartridges. I feel the need to use them as intended, which was too speed up the firing process in combat. Otherwise I would agree that ML as a hobby is an otherwise relaxing event for me. This was just to test my loading skill and to...
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    Danger of rapid firing?

    Didn't someone just post a 500 yard gong shot with a long rifle?
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    Danger of rapid firing?

    Well from the majority of the comments here I think I'm just going to fore go doing this activity, my fingers have too much to do in this life still.
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    Danger of rapid firing?

    I have cartridges, I would not be pouring or measuring powder in any way from a source. I believe they are 60-70g charges
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    Danger of rapid firing?

    I there, I have a Blunderbuss, and as many know one of the hall mark feature is the flared muzzle for easier loading on a stage coach or navy ship that is in motion. As a fun activity I wanted to fire and load it as if I were in a stressful encounter that the blunderbuss was made to be used in...
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    Blunderbuss, 1777 French carbine, English trade gun advice....????!!??

    I have a French Blunderbuss from Veteran arms, and yeah the barrel is hard to clean a bit because what fits snuggly at the breach is loose at the muzzle, so swabbing is a bit of a PITA on consistency. I also wouldn't consider it light per se, but its small and a blast to shoot. The shot spread...
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    NMLRA fighting

    Something more East could be more accessible to a lot of people including myself from Florida. Friendship is a 12hr+ drive from north Florida, anyone in the south FL could be as much as 18 hours.
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    If FedEx stops delivering Black Powder…

    At that rate I would just make some home made powder, yikes! A little charcoal, stump remover, and garden sulfur crystals go a long way.
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    If FedEx stops delivering Black Powder…

    Its okay, looking at the prices, they are not even worth it unless you are buying in the 25lb range anyways, even then its on par with other stores. At 5lb, its not worth it at all.
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    I need a recommendation for professional grade gunsmith screwdrivers

    Personally I've lost a screwdrivers way before any quality issues come to light so I like to keep it on the cheap. Maybe one day I'll get a good work setup where I can keep my tools in one place.
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    If FedEx stops delivering Black Powder…

    The US is way too big and way too few carriers of BP for this to be viable. Unless we are paying like $200 for delivery. They are sold out of all 2F and 3F except for Swiss 3F. Are we looking at a different site?
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